Photo courtesy, Javeria Siddique

ISLAMABAD: A motorcyclist was killed while 20 students sustained severe wounds when the bus of International Islamic University met an accident on Kashmir Highway here on Wednesday.

According to police sources, the incident took place when two buses allegedly raced each other near G-11 sector of the federal capital.

International Islamic University’s bus driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed it into footpath while trying to overtake another bus, said police officer.

According to eye witnesses, an over speeding bus collided with green belt and crushed a motorcyclist to death.

All the 20 injured students and the driver were shifted to hospital for further medical assistance. The condition of one girl student and the driver was stated to be critical.